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Speed & Acceleration CLINIC Winter Schedule

We are pleased to launch a series of 4-week clinics focused on speed, agility, and

quickness offered by Coach Tristan Lyles. Clinics will focus on:

● Foot Speed and Coordination

● First Step Quickness

● Deceleration

● Leg Strength Training

These 60 minute clinic sessions will be held on Sundays at 10:00 am. Depending on

the number of participants, we may need to split the group into two.

Clinic Dates: February 11, 18, March 3, 10

More dates in April to come.

Participating athletes should commit themselves to all 5 weeks of the clinic to maximize

their experience. The cost of the clinic is $128. Excel Soccer Skills class passes are not

utilized for this clinic and no pro rata purchases. To register, please email Please share your interest and age of your athlete.

Background on Coach Tristan Lyles

Coach Tristan has coached the JV team of University School for the past three years

and started coaching at Excel Soccer Skills in early November 2022. Additionally,

Coach Tristan has experience in coaching speed under Coach Kim Curtis and Coach

Quinn Aiken. As an athlete, he has several career honors including: Co-Captain: 2017;

Program Defender of the Year: 2017; All-OAC 1st Team: 2017; All-Ohio Third Team:

2017; All-OAC Second Team: 2016; All-OAC Honorable Mention: 2015. While at John

Carroll University, he was a consistent starter on the men’s soccer team and was a main

staple of a defense that helped contribute in an OAC leading 10 Blue Streak shutouts in

2017. In 2015, he was named All-OAC honorable mention as a sophomore. Coach

Tristan also brings valuable experience from his youth career competing in leagues

such as: USYS National League, Midwest Regional League & Ohio South State


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